PRAISE FOR A BOWL FULL OF PEACE
"The . . . calm, direct tone and the hopeful ending make this difficult, sophisticated material manageable for older elementary-school and middle-school children."
-Horn Book, Starred Review
"A heartbreaking but essential perspective on war and survival."
-Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review
"A powerful entry point for discussing the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the importance of peace and disarmament. Stunning."
-Booklist, Starred Review
A 2017 Jane Addams Children’s Book Award for books for older children
A 2017 Minnesota Book Award finalist, Middle Grade Literature
A 2016 Booklist Editors’ Choice
A 2016 Orbis Pictus Recommended book
Longlisted for the National Book Award for Young People's Literature
A selection of the Junior Literary Guild
"Luminous, enduring, utterly necessary."
-Booklist, Starred Review (Sachiko)
"An essential addition to World War II biography collections for middle school students."
-School Library Journal, Starred Review (Sachiko)